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Our impact

Goodwell’s continued success comes down to our industry expertise and collaborative mindset. Starting in India and later focusing on sub-Saharan Africa, we take a patient, long-term, patient approach to every company we work with. The results speak for themselves.

Here are just a few of our achievements:

Financial impact / Social impact


Year track record

271 M

EUR under management (across all funds)


Portfolio companies (across all funds)


Countries with active investments


Successful exits (across all funds)


Goodwell offices (Amsterdam, Cape Town, Lagos, Nairobi)

30 M

Households reached


Jobs created


Countries reached in Africa


Countries reached worldwide

‘Our mission-driven investment philosophy delivers both financial and social returns by taking an extremely local approach. Our repeated success is directly connected to working closely with our portfolio companies, bringing together both regional expertise and access to a global business network’

Els Boerhof

Our work directly supports UN Sustainable Development Goals

No poverty

No Poverty

Zero Hunger

Good Health and Well-Being

Quality Eduation

Gender Equality

Affordable and Clean Energy

Decent Work and Economic Growth

Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Reduced Inequalities

Sustainable Cities and Communities

Responsible Consumption and Production

Climate Action

Life Below Water

Networks & Partnerships

We work closely with a variety of international organizations to increase the impact of our work and the industry as a whole.

News & Resources

Oxfam Novib partners with Goodwell investments in a EUR 20 million fund to support East African SMEs

Goodwell fuels the next wave of African innovation with EUR 150 million fund

Our Impact Report 2019 is out!